Young scholars view works of art and consider the artist's use of brushstrokes, paint layering and opposite colors to create texture. They select a painting that displays a strong use of texture and imitate some of the artist's techniques.
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Eric Carle Mural
Inspire first grade artists to learn about abstract and realistic art while reading Eric Carle's Where are you Going? To See My Friend. Young artists design and make a mural collage by tearing shapes of paper while comparing English and...
K - 2nd Visual & Performing Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Textured Landscapes with Grant Wood
Explore the world of textured landscapes through the eyes of the famous artist, Grant Wood. Here is an elementary art lesson in which scholars learn about Grant Wood's life, view his work, draw their own textured landscape, and then...
K - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The "Runningest" Piece - Frederic Remington's - The Cheyenne
Students study a sculpture to identify the sense of movement it represents. In this art appreciation lesson, students look at images of Remington"s, "The Cheyenne." They examine the texture, color and sense of movement that is shown in...
K Visual & Performing Arts
Textured Animals - Stuffed Animal Still Life
After posing their stuffed animals your young artists will sketch them in light colored chalk. After sketching, the second graders fill the animal with lines to show the fur, or texture of the animal. They put a shadow under their...
3rd - 5th Visual & Performing Arts